Friends & Neighbors: Mexico (2018)

Join us in warmly welcoming our friends and neighbors to the south, Mexico’s Morelia International Film Festival, who recently celebrated their 15th anniversary! We’re showcasing and saluting shorts that highlight Latin American culture and demonstrate that art has no borders.
Presented with support from

shorts in this program:

Far from Home

Lejos de Casa
Live Action, Mayra Veliz, 2016, 13 min
In Spanish, with English subtitles

A Hole

El Agujero
Animation, Maribel Suarez, 2016, 5 min
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Mateo and the Cinema

Mateo y el Cine
Animation, Luis Felipe Hernández Alanis, 2015, 4 min
In Spanish, with English subtitles

The Piñata King

UK | World Theatrical Premiere
Documentary, Charlie Kwai, Chris Lee & Paul Storrie, 2017, 3 min
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Piñata Love

United States | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Joel Ramirez, 2017, 6 min

Tintico’s Afternoons

Las Tardes de Tintico
Animation, Alejandro García Caballero, 2012, 11 min

Rain in the Eyes

Lluvia en los Ojos
Animation, Rita Basulto, 2013, 9 min

Lucy vs. the Limits of Voice

Lucy Contra las Limites de Voz
Live Action, Mónica Herrera, 2012, 10 min
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Elena and the Shadows

Elena y las sombras
Animation, César Cepeda, 2016, 7 min


Animation, Anna Cetti & Guicho Nuñez, 2017, 4 min

Creativity Does Not Recognize Walls

La Creatividad no Reconoce Muros
Animation, Fernando Campos, 2017, 2 min